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By Robert Hines
The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017, brought with it levels of angst and concern not felt for some time within the environmental community.
By David Smith
This is part one of a two-part series looking at how court decisions in recent years have thwarted general contractors' reasonable expectation of coverage under their general liability policies.
By Mary E. McCutcheon
For decades, California courts have mandated that an insurer is obligated to accept a "reasonable" settlement demand within policy limits on behalf of its insured.
By Nadia C. Arid, Jeffrey Fisher
The Supreme Court issued an 8-0 decision in the case of TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, unanimously limiting venue selection in patent infringement cases.
By C. Brandon Wisoff
Was that retail ‘bargain' you received really a bargain?" That is the question being asked by a recent spate of lawsuits filed against prominent retailers.
By Doug Dexter, Claire Johnson
The Court also clarified the extent of an employer's obligation to ensure their employees take a day of rest.
By Robert Hines, Ashley Breakfield
The future of California's cap-and-trade program looks a little brighter, thanks to a 2-1 vote of the Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District on April 6.
By Janice Reicher
A dispute in California federal court over whether Google must turn over documents stored overseas in response to a search warrant may have major implications for white collar practitioners and their clients.
By Tyler Gerking
While I wrote this article for a wine industry audience, the information in it is relevant to every company that is in any way connected to the internet.
By Claire Johnson
In January of this year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought suit against Taiwan-based D-Link Corp. and its U.S. subsidiary, D-Link Systems Inc, in Los Angeles Federal Court...
By Doug Dexter, Chandra Russell
An employer's refusal to accept a former employee's resignation rescission request is not an adverse employment action under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
By Jessica Nall
In the present uncertain legal and regulatory environment, the role of shareholder activists in scrutinizing corporate behavior seems to be gaining steam
By John J. Gregory, Ashley Breakfield
Parties acquiring and developing property must make sure that their environmental due diligence process includes a thorough assessment of VI risks.
By Doug Dexter, Elizabeth Toledo
Considering criminal records when making employment decisions has long been the subject of scrutiny, and will soon be governed by new California regulations.
By Dennis M. Cusack
Are communications among a client, a third party, such as an insurance broker, and the client's attorney privileged?
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